Baltasar Gracian

Baltasar Gracian

was a Spanish Jesuit and baroque prose writer
Words are feminine; deeds are masculine.More Baltasar Gracian quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All victories breed, and that over your superior is foolish or fatal.More Baltasar Gracian quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some are satisfied to stand politely before the portals of Fortune and to await her bidding; better those who push forward, who employ their enterprise, who on the wings of their worth and valor seek to embrace luck, and to effectively gain her favor.More Baltasar Gracian quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Many of the things that bring delight should not be owned. They are more enjoyed if another's, than if yours; the first day they give pleasure to the owner, but in all the rest to the others: what belongs to another rejoices doubly, because it is without the risk of going stale and with the satisfaction of freshness. . . the possession of things not only diminishes their enjoyment, but augments their annoyance, whether shared or not shared.More Baltasar Gracian quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is good to vary in order that you may frustrate the curious, especially those who envy you.More Baltasar Gracian quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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